Thursday, April 19, 2012

Weather Vocabulary (worksheet)

The aim of this worksheet is to revise some weather vocabulary, such as ´blizzard´, ´hurricane´, ´drought´ etc. It contains a crossword puzzle and a gap-fill exercise. B/W copy and Answer Key provided.

You can also find an online version here:
Weather Quiz
Test your knowledge of weather vocabulary with this fun quiz.

Thursday, April 5, 2012

If Britain were Greece...

Job losses in the tens of thousands, drastic wage cuts, and working even further into old age - just some of the challenges that would loom in the UK if the government had to introduce austerity cuts on the scale currently facing the Greeks.
For BBC Radio 4's Broadcasting House - the Sunday Times Economics Editor, David Smith, was asked to imagine what would happen if Britain had Greece's problems.

Click on the image below to watch the audio slideshow.